Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sigh of Colours') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: C236-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Very Early
Very Early
Early
Early Mid
Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Lavender
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Lemon cream standards; white falls, 3/4" soft lavender pink plicata edge
Beard Color: White, heavily tipped gold
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Z79-2: (Swain x Rustler) X Z62-4: (W56-1: (Lipstick Lies x Light Beam) x Snowbrook)

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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-04-05
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Jun 8, 2020 10:08 PM 851
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Mar 20, 2020 9:08 PM 502
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
More Fall results in Hanover by Misawa77 Oct 30, 2017 8:32 PM 55
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789

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